NEWTON was an on online repository of science questions submitted by school children from around the world. A volunteer group of scientists contributed grade-level appropriate answers to these questions. For the past 25 years, a wide range of topics ranging have been covered, including the classic "why is the sky blue" to "is there way to break down the components of plastics completely into their original form". Over the years, over 20,000 questions have been answered.
This is believed to be a complete backup of the NEWTON archives preserved for the general public as of 2/25/2015. The site was discontinued on 3/1/2015.